Canadian IT security breaches soar in 2009

March 15, 2010

You are a manager in the small to medium business. Security issues are only for the big guys right?

Writing for the Globe And Mail, Omar El Akkad reports

According to the study, IT security breaches – everything from viruses to intellectual property theft to abuse by employees – cost the average Canadian organization $834,149 in 2009

Need I say more?

If you want me to say more, security breaches and theft from insiders, that is your contractors or staff;

that number has more than doubled to 36 per cent.

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